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I have a hard painless lymph node in front of ear, it has been there for at least 3 weeks, my dr is not worried about it, should i seek another dr?

I have a hard painless lymph node in front of ear, it has been there for at least 3 weeks, my dr is not worried about it, should i seek another dr?

Probably: Watch it a while longer. Could have drained the infection from the stye & just take a while to resolve. If not gone in another month it should be looked at again ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen, painful lymph node in front of the ear?

What could cause a swollen, painful lymph node in front of the ear?

Lymph node: A swollen and painful lymph node is usually sign of an infection somewhere, like acne, scalp lesions, tonsil problems, etc. You may need antibiotics and a medical exam--see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have what i think is a swollen lymph node in front of my ear where my jaw connects. what could be the cause of it? and should i go to a doctor?

I have what i think is a swollen lymph node in front of my ear where my jaw connects. what could be the cause of it? and should i go to a doctor?

Probable parotid: Lymph nodes representing primary or metastatic disease when noted in the cervical region usually appear in jugular chain anteriorly or less commonly in the posterior triangle. A primary arises from oral cavity or thyroid A lesion in the preauricluar region is parotidglmost frequently. Any surgeon performing H&N or parotid surgery can define your lesion. ...Read more

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Took antibiotic for 10 days. Swollen lymph node under jaw on the R on day 9 and day 10 have another swollen lymph node in front of L ear. help?

Took antibiotic for 10 days. Swollen lymph node under jaw on the R on day 9 and day 10 have another swollen lymph node in front of L ear. help?

Lymph nodes: The enlarged lymph nodes may be part of a viral infection for which antibiotics are ineffective. Give the glands a little more time to recede, but if they don't and new enlarged lymph nodes continue to appear, blood tests and possible biopsy are needed. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph node in front of left ear pain over left clavicle swollen lymph node in right armpit and thore throat. Cause? What should I do?

I have swollen lymph node in front of left ear pain over left clavicle swollen lymph node in right armpit and thore throat. Cause? What should I do?

Let me explain: Whenever you has swelling lymph nodes you think this way. 1-the node large because there is disease in them. (cancer) 2_the lymph swell because reaction (infection close by. You check it out. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph nodes in front of the ears and down the jaw. I also have a big lump on the cranium bottom left side. What can it be?

I have swollen lymph nodes in front of the ears and down the jaw. I also have a big lump on the cranium bottom left side. What can it be?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Can a large pimple on the right side of my forehead cause the lymph node in front of my right ear to swell a bit?

Can a large pimple on the right side of my forehead cause the lymph node in front of my right ear to swell a bit?

Absolutely : A pimple is a localized infection in the skin usually caused by propionobacterium acnes. Lymph nodes react to infection by creating antibodies to fight infection. In the process, the lymph node enlarges. Thus, the swelling in front of your ear can easily be related to that large pimple. However, if the swelling persists or worsens, you should see your doctor for evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more

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Can a large pimple on the right side of my forehead cause the lymph node in front of my right ear to swell a bit?

Can a large pimple on the right side of my forehead cause the lymph node in front of my right ear to swell a bit?

Sure: If you have some type of infection on your head, the lymph nodes start to work overtime trying to relieve the extra effusion hat comes with inflammation of the skin. The lymph node will then swell. It will resolve when the infection is gone. If it continues to swell or starts to become painful however, you should see a physician. ...Read more

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The lymph node in front of my right ear is swollen and hurts to touch. I don't have a fever and I'm not dizzy. I'm just worried, should I be?

The lymph node in front of my right ear is swollen and hurts to touch. I don't have a fever and I'm not dizzy. I'm just worried, should I be?

Lymphadenopathy: Tender swollen lymph node likely secondary to viral process. This should resolve. Take ibuprofen and this should resolve in a few days. If lasting more than 4 days or if getting red or pustular get rechecked. ...Read more